Fahim Amir

Fahim Amir is a philosopher and cultural theorist and teaches at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna and at the University of Art and Industrial Design Linz, Austria.


Doves are a symbol of peace, purity and fertility. They were once of practical use too: until science intervened, dove droppings were essential to the manufacture of fertiliser. So just how did they end up at the bottom of the urban symbolic order? Fahim Amir investigates.

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